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Shams El Balad

Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
+962 6 465 1150
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
“muhammara” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice place and great food variety. Beautiful presentation of dishes Nice staff.fresh baked bread Highly recommend it

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank salemaW6408MN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunch at Shams is probably the go-to activity for all the expatiates, tourists, and Jordanians living in Amman. And rightfully so! The place is beautiful, stylish, and caters for vegetarians and vegans. Despite it is usually very crowded during the weekend, the service is fast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank darkkame
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food lovely ambience friendly staff. Recommended dishes falafel taboon manaeesh humous foul ... above that all the minted tea with fresh milk ... superb

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nisreenice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, perfect traditional Jordanian and regional food, healthy menu, reasonable prices, love the old decoration

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tzhijazi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very delicious!!! And that goes for anything on the menu. Which, besides a few dishes with egg, is an all-veg delight. Great ambiance, too! (an art-exhibit area with high ceilings turned to cafe/restaurant) Within, a grand old local mansion, now converted. Sitting on a terraced...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TripTipr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of friends decided to have breakfast there, a first time for all of us. We chose a series of plates, tea and an American coffee. It took a while to be able to order although all tables were not occupied. The service tends...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing proud local vegetarian and vegan food. Just go there for a long lunch and sip some wine while enjoying delicious food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank olgad195
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blessed to have this next to work, it literally saves my day! Trying out their seasonal salads is my daily habit, the fusion food they improvise can never go wrong. Quite authentic with an exotic twist! My favorites are fattoush, sundried tomatoes with cheese wrap,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hibad2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere in a converted multi-story house. Lots of creative, eclectic touches. The food is superb. Went with a group of people and tried about ten dishes - each one with distinct, fresh-tasing flavors. They now serve alcohol which is great. The service was friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank msmesopotamia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a must stop for brunch and supper. Food is beyond delicious, staff wonderful, and the view over Amman from the balcony is beautiful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nikimcCanada
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: +962 6 465 1150
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